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HLABC Forum: January 2008

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January 2008 issue of the quarterly newsletter by the Health Libraries Association of British Columbia (HLABC).

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HLABC Forum: January 2008

  1. 1. V um e 31 I s ue 1 ol s January 2008H LABC FO RUM
  2. 2. TABLE O F CO NTENTS Edit orial .........................................................3 Pre s ide nt M e s s age .....................................5 s W e bs it Re port ............................................ 6 e Tre as ure rs Re port ....................................... 7 H L ABC M e e t H igh l t ........................... 7 ing igh s CH L M e e t H igh l t ..............................9 A ing igh s Te ch nol ogy: Social arch ........................... 10 Se H L ABC CE Day 2007................................... 14 W e b Surv y: Journal anage m e nt e M .............. 16 Ch anging Journal e ndors ........................... 21 V e H L Re s ource Acce s s and Coope rat bc: ion..23 Ge ting t K now You Be te r: B.Bal yne .... 27 t o t lant Se e n on t e Ne t h ........................................... 30 7Q I e rv w : CH L Conf re nce .................. 31 nt ie A e Upcom ing .....................................................34Th e H L ABC Forum is publ h e d q uart rl by t e H e al L is e y h t ibrarie s hAs s ociat ofBC, I ion SSN: 0826-0125Subm is s ions and s t ide as are w e l e d. ory comPubl ion is notguarant e d and m anus cript m ay be e dit d. icat e s eCont t e publ h e r: act h is K ris t Clm e nt a e Em ailk ris t : ac@ s h aw .ca Ph one : 250-712-39 66 x6821For H L ABC m e m be rs h ip inf at orm ion, v itour w e bs it at is ew w w .h l abc.bc.ca or w rit t e o: Anne Al l r, Tre as ure r/ e m be rs h ip gaie M L ibrary, Prince Ge orge Re gional os pit H al 1475 Edm ont St Prince Ge orge , BC V 1S2 on . 2M e m ailAnne .al l r@ nort e rnh e al .ca gaie h thFe e s are $ 25.00 (re gul or $ ar) 15.00 (s t nt m axim um 2 ye ars ) and ude ,incl t e Forum . ude h
  3. 3. ARCH I E ANDREW S , PI TH Y S AYI NGS AND JO URNAL M ANAGEM ENTGue s tEdit Pat or ricia L Fos t r is a Se nior L . e ibrary As s is t atUBCs antW oodw ard Biom e dical ibrary. LAs a ch il grow ing up in t e w il oft e int rior ofBrit h Col bia in d h ds h e is umt e 19 70s , I w as ins pire d by t e m as t rs ofs cie nce f ion t dre am , h h e ict ow rit , and im agine t e f ure . M y s e v nt grade t ach e r, Pat e h ut e h e riciaJarv , h ad a s h e lf l nov l by Ray Bradbury and Joh n W yndam , is f ulof e sand e ncourage d us t borrow w h at v r w e t ough tl e d int re s t o e e h ook e ing.W e de v oure d t e m . I re ad and dre am e d aboutM art cit cape s , h ian yspos t -apocal ic w orl , and t ch nol ypt ds e ogical adv ly ance d s ocie t s . A ielte r w rit cont s tcal d “ e t ing e l Sch ool oft e Fut ” appe are d in an e s h ureArch ie com ic, and be caus e I cons ide re d m ys e lan e xpe rton alt ings f lhs cie nce f ion, I w rot an ins pire d lte r t atde s cribe d m y im agining ict e e t hofs uch a s ch ool“ h y h av book s , l . W e ibrarie s and cl s room s ,” I w rot , as e“ h e n you coul h av a m ach ine t atw oul t w d e h d rans f r t e inf at e h orm iondire cty t your brain? O f w e ntm y lte r t Ne w York v t e ol l o ” f e t o ia h dPrit ard pos tofice w h ich s t ch f ood on t e Trans -Canada H igh w ay. hM ont s l e r, w h e n I h ad l f h at ong orgote n m y brie ff t oray int lte r w rit o e t ingcont s t , m y m ot e r h ande d m e an e nv l w it m y nam e and e s h e ope haddre s s on it De s pit “ . e Arch ie Com ics Inc.” be ing t e addre s s or, I h ad hno ide a w h atitm igh tbe . Upon ripping itope n, a ch e q ue f t o w h ol or w eU.S. dol dram at l fute re d dow n t ards t e foor. I w as l ars ical l t y ow h ls h ock e d. I h adn’tt ough tt atI w oul w in a priz e . A bitdum bf h h d ounde d,I m ade s ure t pick up t e ne xtis s ue in orde r t s e e m y publ h e d o h o islte r. I w as as t e t onis h e d. I e d m y lte r h ad be e n publ h e d, butit nde e t ish ad be e n re -w rite n. Th is w as notonl m y f tinit ion as a w rit r, but t y irs iat ealo atbe ing e dit d. s eTh atw oul notbe t e l tt e t atI w oul h av a brus h w it t e d h as im h d e h he dit prof s s ion. Th is pas ts um m e r I v unt e re d atGe is tm agaz ine ing e ol ein h is toric Gas t n ofV ow ancouv r, Brit h Col bia. As partofm y e is umprof s s ional v l e nt I w ant d t larn h ow publ ions w e re e de e opm , e o e icatpul d t t e r s o I as k e d around aboutopport ie s . A M as t rs l oge h e unit es t ntf ude rom t e Sim on Fras e r Univ rs it Publ h ing program t h e y is ippe dm e of t att e non-prof m agaz ine Ge is tw as run by v unt e rs . I fh h it ol eadore Ge is t I f , I a conf e d m agaz ine j ie and buy t e m . n act ’m irm unk hcom puliv l Ge is tis a publ ion t atprom ot s Canadian ide as and s e y. icat h ecul ;it f ld w it gre atcre at e e s s ays , docum e nt ph ot ture ’s il e h iv ary ograph yand s h orts t s . For t o m ont s I did adm inis t iv t k s , re ad orie w h rat e ast rough t e s l h pil and proof d partofan is s ue . Tow ards t e e nd h h us e e hoft e s um m e r, t e s e nior e dit M ary Sch e ndl r, h e l a s e rie s of h h or, inge dw ork s h ops on e dit orial proce dure s and e dit t ch niq ue s f t e ing e or hv unt e rs . Ev ry t e I w ale d up t e s t ol e e im k h airs t t e ofice I l e d o h f ookf ard t t e s e s s ions w it ant orw o h h icipat ion. Each s t p h ad a pit y s aying e hon it s park l s t e r lte rs t atpoint d outt m e t e v ue of ; y ick e t h e o h al
  4. 4. f e dom , cre at it and pe ace as I s t pe d up t e m . For f e re iv y om h ivw ork s h ops M ary t augh tus t k ilge runds , t art e s and o l rim iclpre pos it ions , and h ow a narrat e can die . L e a h e ro s h e t iv ik augh tm et at“ h ope ” m ak e s pros e s ounds s t h I ronge r t an “ ope f l . Sh e h h ul y”s col d m e f be ing t ge nte w it t e w rit r. “ dire ct and j t y de or oo l h h e Be , us ifw h y you are ch anging s om e t ing.” s h e s aid. “ h You w antt e w rit r t h e oh av conf nce in your e xpe rt e .” Th e e xpe rie nce w as v uabl and e ide is al ecaugh tm y int re s t W h e n t e pos it ofgue s te dit f t e January e . h ion or or h2008 H L ABC Forum be cam e av abl, I s aw a good opport y t put ail e unit om y s k il t us e and t re inf l o s o orce t e m . hI h av be e n an e m pl e att e Univ rs it ofBrit h Col bia f ov r e oye h e y is um or ee igh t e n ye ars , and on t e f l s . I h av w it s s e d m any ch ange s e h rontine e nein t att e pe riod. Som e oft e s e incl t ch nol h im h ude e ogical ange s w h ich chh av infue nce d h ow w e do our w ork , h ow w e int ractw it our cl nt l e l e h ie e eand w h att s ofus e r e xpe rie nce s t e l ype h ibrary pat rons e xpe ct W h il . ew e h av notprogre s s e d ye tt t e pointw h e re w e h av a “ ach ine e o h e mt atw oul t h d rans f r t e inf at dire cty t your brain” w e are ata e h orm ion l o ,st age w h e re t e re is a h igh de m and f ope n acce s s e lct h or e ronicm at rial t atcan be acce s s e d anyt e and f e s h im rom any l ion. A ocatre s e arch e r f rom one oft e UBC de part e nt adm ite d t m e t ath e h m s t o hal os tne v r goe s t t e l m e o h ibrary anym ore , be caus e h e can acce s s t e he -journal icls t ath e ne e ds f art e h rom h is ofice com put r. Social f e andins t ional e ract ruct int ions be t e e n t e l w h ibrary s t fand pat af rons h av ede f e l ch ange d, ph ot init y ocopie r us age h as gone dow n and t e de m and hf s ocial pace f group s t or s or udy h as gone up. Th e s e are t e t s ofh ypebe h av ioural t rns t atw e ne e d t pay ate nt t in orde r t pate h o t ion o ode v l f ure pl f our l e op ut ans or ibrary m at rial and s pace s - bot e s hph ys ical and v ualirt .From t e j h ournal anage m e ntpe rs pe ct e , t e re are a v t of m iv h arie ys pe cial e d cons ide rat iz ions t be t e n int account w h ich incl t e o ak o , ude hpract it s ofprintv rs us e lct icalie e e ronic m at rial, t ach ing and larning, e s e ecos t l ns ing, copyrigh tre gul ions and e m bargoe s on e lct , ice at e roniccont nt Th e proce s s e s inv v d in j e . ole ournal anage m e ntare com plx, m eand w e are s t l t e de v l e nts t s in t rm s ofw h att s of ilin h e opm age e ypede cis ions ne e d t be m ade . Th e t e m e ofour January 2008 H L o h ABCForum is j ournal anage m e nt and e ach ofour cont m , ribut h as giv n ors ea dife re ntpe rs pe ct e t cons ide r w h e n approach ing t is t f iv o h opic.
  5. 5. PRESIDENTS M ESSAGEDiana H al dh al bccance r.bc.ca l, l@H LABC Pre s ide nt L ; ibrarian, BC Cance r Age ncy Vancouv r eJan. 18, 2008De ar H LABC m e m be rs ,Ne w Ye ar’s Gre e t ings t e v ryone t rough outt e prov o e h h ince .To l aunch 2008 w e w ilbe h ol l ding our annual urday s ocial Sat brunchm e e t on Jan. 19 atUBC’s K oe rne r L ing ibrary w h e re w e w ilgat e r w it l h hlong-t e and ne w col ague s as w e las w it m e m be rs oft e SL S im l e l h h AICH L ch apt r. Th e h igh l tw ilbe a t t e I ing K . Barbe r A e igh l our h rvL arning Ce nt . Th e bus ine s s age nda w ilincl a l att e e re l ude ook hupcom ing BCL conf re nce in Rich m ond in April h e re H L A e w ABC, asagre e d in our 2007 agre e m e ntw it BCL w ilco-s pons or h A, lpre s e nt ions . Anot e r t at h opic ofw ide int re s tw ilbe t e cont e l h inuingde v l e ntofEH L and it upcom ing t e opm bc s raining opport ie s . unitSadl t e day w ilalo be t e occas ion oft e f ral one ofour y h l s h h une ofm e m be rs . As m any ofyou k now , Dav w as a f id ounding m e m be r oft ehH e al L t ibrarie s As s ociat ofBC in 19 77 and s e rv d as it s e cond h ion e spre s ide ntin 19 79 -80. H e w as aw arde d L e t e M e m be rs h ip if im2002. (H is m e nt t e l e BilFras e r oft e Col ge ofPh ys icians and or, h at l h l eSurge ons ofBC L ibrary w as H L ABCs co-f ounde r and f tpre s ide nt irs .). Prom ine ntam ong h is cont ributions t h e al l o t ibrarians h ip in BC and hCanada h as be e n t e prom ot ofl h ion ibrary and inf at s e rv t orm ion ice opat nt and cons um e rs . W e t e itf grant d now , butDav w as in ie s ak or e idte v h anguard w h e n h e s t e d in t e 19 70’s . art hTh e H L ABC e xe cut e w ilbe m e e t Fe b. 8 s o plas e bring any iv l ing em ate rs ofconce rn t us . W e ’lbe w ork ing t ard t e ne xtge ne ral t o l ow hm e e t on M arch 27 and t e CE day and AGM on June 13. W e ’l ing h lalo be cons ide ring t s opics t dis cus s w h e n I m e e tw it t e CH L o h h ABoard w h e n t e y are in V h ancouv r Fe b. 28-29 . eCongrat atul ions and m any t ank s t Pat h o ricia Fos t r, Daw n Bas s e t, e tand K ris t Clm e ntf t e ir e xce l ntw ork bringing f h t is is s ue of a e or h le ort ht e Forum .hDiana H al l
  6. 6. H LABC W EBSITE CO M M ITTEE R EPO RTRobyn I al e n, robyn.ingv le n@ v a.ca ngv l s als ihClrical e Support Que e n Alxandra Ce nt f Ch il ns H e al . , e re or dre thTh is pas ts um m e r and f l as be e n q uie tf t e W e bs it , ifnotf t e alh or h e or hW e bs it Com m ite e . Robe rtM e l e s t ppe d dow n as t e com m ite e e t ros e h tch air l tJune t be gin s om e ne w proj ct , and I m ov d t V oria, as o e s e o ictw h e re I l e d f a pe rm ane ntj w it in t e V ook or ob h h ancouv r I l H e at e s and hAut orit Th e H L h y. ABC w e bs it re q uire d onl a f w m inor ch ange s , w it e y e hno f s or m us s . usTh atbe ing s aid, t e t e f re pos e is done . Now is t e t e t be gin h im or h im ore f s h e d and re ne w e d, t e xam ine w h atw e w oul l e t k e e p f re o d ik o romt e pas t and w h atis e xce s s , t be dis carde d as w e m ov f ard. I is h , o e orw ta t e f re conne ct and s h aring, and t bring t e f s ofour im or ion o h ruitlabour t t e f f . W h atbe te r w ay t s h are t e bount t an o h ore ront t o h y ht rough t e H L h h ABC W e bs it or t e H L e h ABC Face book Group?Curre nty t e Face book group is 22 m e m be rs s t l h rong – com e j us ! oinGota h ott opic, is s ue or ide a on your m ind?H av a l ofdupl e e oad icatjournal on your s h e lcol ct dus tand t ing up v uabl s pace ? s f l ing e ak al eH av s om e gre atpict s f e ure rom t e l tconf re nce / e e t group h as e m ing/out ing, or ofyour ne w ofice s pace ?Pos tt e m on our Face book group f hpage (h tp:/w w w .f book .com / t / ace group.ph p? gid=2347253553) or s e ndt e m t m e atrobyn.ingv le n@ v a.ca t pos ton t e w e bs it . h o al s ih o h e
  7. 7. TREASURER ’S R EPO RT NO V BER 2007 EMRe s pe ctul s ubm ite d, Anne Al f l y t l r, Anne .Al gaie l r@ nort e rnh e al .ca gaie h thLibrarian, Nort e rn H e al Aut orit h th h y.M e m be rs h ips :L e t e M e m be rs if im 7St nt ude s 3Re gular 60Tot M e m be rs h ip al 70Ne w M e m be rs f H L or ABCW e h av one ne w m e m be r t is ye ar f e h rom e -H L JoAnne Ne w ye ar- bc:Ram ire z . W e l e JoAnne ! comCurre ntBank Bal ance :Bond Fund $1,79 5.11Ch e q uing Account $ ,070.28 9TO TAL: $10,865.39M EETING H I LGH TS GH IM e gan Crouch , m e gan.crouch @ s f u.caLibrary As s is t SFU Be nne t L ant t ibraryAGM June 8, 2007- I 2007 w e re ape d t e re w ards oft e 2006 CH L conf re nce in n h h A e V ancouv r, as w e e arne d j tov r $ e us e 1,300. Th e H L ABC us e d its e arnings t f o und s pe ak e rs s uch as Dav M ars h and Je ril id ynn Prior, and t e CE program att e AGM . W e alo h ad a s ocial h h s brunch and t oft e BM B (w it Rit Dh al ) att e January our h h a ie h 2007 m e e t ing. I w as re port d t att e H L t e h h ABC s t l ad a h e al y ilh th bal ance off unds .- Th e re w as agre e m e ntam ong t e m e m be rs h ip t att e re l ions h ip h h h at be t e e n H L w ABC and BCL is a f ourabl one . Th e re l ions h ip A av e at is prim aril aboutre ciprocal e s f conf re nce s . I addit y rat or e n ion, H L ABC w ilm ak e s ugge s t l ions f t e BCL conf re nce , and t e or h A e h H L ABC M e m be rs h ip l tw ilbe s h are d. is l- Robe rtM e l e s t ppe d dow n as w e b s it coordinat Robyn-Joy ros e e or. I al e n w ils t l w ork ing on t e w e b s it f ngv l s l ilbe h e rom V oria. ict Robe rtw ilre m ain as a back up cont . K are n M acDonne lis l act l now Pas t -Pre s ide nt and Diana H alt , look ov r as Pre s ide nt e . Anne Al l r w ilre m ain on t e e xe cut e as Tre as ure r and gaie l h iv M e gan Crouch w ilcont l inue as Se cre t ary. V Pre s ide ntTBA. ice
  8. 8. - M e m be rs De an Gius t and Euge ne Bars k y bot w on aw ards at t e ini h h 2007 CH L Conf re nce . De an w on t e Canadian H os pit A e h al L ibrarian oft e Ye ar Aw ard and Euge ne w as aw arde d t e h h Em e rging L ade r aw ard. eMe e ting Nov m be r 22, 2007 e- Pre s e nt ion: Dr. Andy Col an V Popul ion O ncol att e BC at dm P, at ogy h Cance r Age ncy. " rv Ce ical Cance r Cont in t e Age ofH PVand rol h H PVV accination."- Dr. Col an dis cus s e d t e s cie nt ic bas ics and pot nt f dm h if e ialor v accinat and s cre e ning in t e cont xtofh um an papil a ion h e lom v irus (H PV cont . H e is alo t e principal e s t or oft e ) rol s h inv igat h H PVFO CALSt udy be ing conduct d by t e BC Cance r Age ncy e h and ot e r part rs . Th e s t h ne udy int nds t dis cov r ifa t s tf e o e e or H PVcoul be m ore e fe ct e in s cre e ning f ce rv d f iv or icalcance r t an t e t h h radit ional Pap t s t I m ay alo al w om e n t be e . t s l ow o s cre e ne d ls s ofe n. e t- Since t e AGM t e re h av be e n t o e xe cut e m e e t h h e w iv ings : O ne in Se pt m be r and anot e r in O ct r. Th e ne xte xe cut e m e e t e h obe iv ing is s ch e duld f De ce m be r 7t , 2007. e or h- Sl e d m e e t at ings f t e Ne w Ye ar: Th e ne xtge ne ral e e t is our or h m ing Brunch m e e t on January 19 t , 2008;t e Spring Ge ne ral ing h h M e e t w ilbe M arch 27t , 2008;t e AGM w ilbe June 13t , ing l h h l h 2008. L ocations t be announce d. o- Th e re ciprocal arrange m e ntbe t e e n H L w ABC and BCL is al os t A m f iz e d al ough not ing h as ye tbe e n s igne d. Th e agre e m e nt inal th h w ilal f a w ide r range ofCE f H L l l or ow or ABC m e m be rs atBCL A m e m be r rat s . O nce t e agre e m e ntis oficial w ilbe pos t d t e h f it l e o t e w e bs it . h e- Bot Ana Ros a Bl and Diana H alate nde d a pl h ue l t anning m e e t f ing or t e BCL Conf re nce . Th e re w e re ov r 147 page s of h A e e s ubm is s ions t t e conf re nce . M os toft e s ubm is s ions w e re o h e h from BC. H L ABC putf ard t re e s ubm is s ions and alw e re orw h l acce pt d. Th e conf re nce w ilbe h e l April h - 19 t , 2008 at e e l d 17t h t e Rich m ond H ot l h e and Conv nt Ce nt e ion re- Jo Anne Ne w ye ar-Ram ire z s pok e t us aboutt e e -H L De v o h bc. on Gre ys on w ilbe drafing t e re s pons e f l t h rom H LABC t t e o h gov rnm e ntre garding t e cl ure oft e CH N. e h os h
  9. 9. S UM M ARY O F CH L BO ARD M EETING NO V 1 – 2, 2007. ACh arl t Be ck , ch arl t .be ck @ ubc.ca ote oteCH L L on. L A iais ibrarian, W oodw ard Biom e dical ibrary – UBC LI w as a v ry f l nda w it a num be r ofe xcit ne w init iv s . t e ulage h ing iat eTh e As s ociation’s w e bs it h as be e n re de s igne d us ing W e b 2.0 et ch nol e ogy. A ch apt r f e orum w ilbe s e t f int r-ch apt r l -up or e ecom m unicat ion, w h ich w ilincl t e pos t ofl l ude h ing ocal w s , init iv s , ne iat eas w e las t and t s . M e m be rs ofCH L ABSC w ilbe abl t l ips rick A/ l e ocre at t e ir ow n indiv e h idual ogs and t e re is alo a pl in t e w ork s bl h s an ht s e tup s ubj ct o e -bas e d w ik is . Th e w e bs it h as an RSS f e d av abl e e ail ef m e m be rs t s t curre ntw it ch ange s . or o ay hM e m be rs h ip: O nl m e m be rs h ip re ne w al t CH L ABSC h av ine s o A/ ebe e n de l d unt De ce m be r due t a ch ange in an onl aye il o inetrans act ions com pany. Ne w s t w at outf t e av abily oft e o ch or: h ail it honl f ine orm and alo f s pe cial f rs s o t atne w or l s or ofe h ong-l e d apsm e m be rs can j ata re duce d rat . oin eSurv y: Th e As s ociat is it m e m be rs . A v ue s s urv y is s oon t e ion s al e obe dis tribut d t alm e m be rs (alo incl e o l s uding non-m e m be rs ) t f out o indw h atis v ue d in t e As s ociat al h ion. As k m e m be rs t be s ure t o ocom plt t e s urv y as t e re s ul w ilbe us e d f a f ure s t e gic e e h e h ts l or ut ratplan.Ne xtBoard m e e t ing: Th e re w ilbe f m e m be rs f l our rom Brit h isCol bia (incl um uding Sh annon, Trina, Te re s a and Ch arl t ) and t o ote wfrom t e Prairie s (L h inda Sl e r and Sus an Pow e lon as at sre pre s e nt iv s ), ate nding t e ne xtBoard m e e t w h ich w ilbe h e l at e t h ing l din V ancouv r, BC: Fe bruary 28t - 29 t , 2008. e h hO pport ie s : A calw ilbe going outs h orty f nom inat unit l l l or ions f 3orBoard pos it ions : Se cre t ary, V -Pre s ide ntPre s ide ntPas t ice / / -pre s ide ntand f As s is t Edit t t e j or ant or o h ournal M e m be rs w e re as k e d t e it e r . o hputt e ir nam e f ard or t nom inat a col ague t att e y t ough t h orw o e l e h h hw oul be s uit e f t e pos it d abl or h ion(s ).Th e re is alo a calf a h os pit l s lor alibrarian re pre s e nt iv on t e CI at e h STICom m ite e on H e al Scie nce s I orm at t t h nf ion. I is t e t h av a t im o ere pre s e nt iv f at e rom t e W e s tagain and al ough itis a 2-ye ar t rm , h th et e com m it e ntis one f -t ace m e e t in O taw a as w e las a h m ace o-f ing t lt lconf re nce m e e t e e e ing.Ch apt r s upport M argare tQuirie is t e As s ociat e : h ion’s f t irsDe v l e ntO fice r and w ilbe a re s ource f garne ring ide as f and e opm f l or orge ting act s pons ors h ip. W at f m ore inf at f t ual ch or orm ion rom h e r.O t e r de v l e nt : h e opm s- Th e f tonl cours e on dat ining is be ing run curre nty and is irs ine a-m l alo al ady a s ucce s s w it 16 part s re h icipant . s
  10. 10. - H os pit l alibrarians are urge d t f l t e be nch m ark ing s urv y w h ich o ilin h e is unde rw ay. As an ince nt e , t e re w ilbe a priz e ofone f l iv h l ulday or 2 h aldays CE att e H alax conf re nce . To be e l e , t e f h if e igibl h s urv y ne e ds t be com plt d by Nov m be r 30t , 2007. e o e e e h- Th e ne xtis s ue ofJCH L w ilh av it f tpe e r re v w e d art e . A l e s irs ie icl Anyone int re s t d in be com ing a pe e r re v w e r s h oul s ubm it e e ie d t e ir nam e t t e e dit h o h or.- A m e nt oring program m e h as be e n de v l d and bot ne w and e ope h e xpe rie nce d l ibrarians are e ncourage d t cont t e PR o act h Dire ct Trina Fyf , t e xpre s s int re s t or, e o e .- I t e re is int re s tin re cording t e h is t ofH L fh e h ory ABC, a us e f f ulact s h e e th as be e n pre pare d and is av abl on t e H L ail e h ABC w e bs it . eL ty, a re m inde r t s ubm itpape rs or pos t rs t t e 2008 conf re nce as l o e o h ein H alax and t pl t be t e re ! if o an o hTECH NO LO GYS O CIAL S EARCH : W H Y AND H O W TO U SE I . TEuge ne Bars k y Ph ys iot e rapy O ut ach L h re ibrarian, I ing K . Barbe r L arning rv eCe nt , e uge ne .bars k y@ ubc.ca h tp:/w e bl .e larning.ubc.ca/ ys io/ re t / ogs e phAl Ch o L l an ibrarian, H um anit s & Social ie Scie nce s . W al r C. K oe rne r L te ibrary,al lanch o@ gm ail .com h tp:/w w w .al l t / l ibrary.bl pot ans ogs .com /I t is art e , w e cont n h icl inue t e dis cus s ion ofW e b 2.0 appl ions f h icat orus e by h e al lt ibrarians t ath ad pre v h h ious l appe are d in a s pe cial ys e rie s in t e Journal Canadian H e al L h of t ibrarie s [1-4], w it a f h h ocus ont e not ofs ocial e arch . h ion sW h atis W e b 2.0 anyw ay? O fe n de f d by t e t ch nol s t atare t ine h e ogie hpartofit nam e l w e bl (or Bl ), w ik is , podcas t , RSS f e ds , and , y ogs ogs s eot e r w e b s e rv s , W e b 2.0 is ofe n dis m is s e d as a f h ice t ad. H ow e v r, by el ing att e s e t ch nol s t s e e w h att e y h av in com m on, aook h e ogie o h ece rt pate rn e m e rge s . W e b 2.0 is t ain t rans f ing t e w e b int a s pace orm h ot atal s us e rs t cre at and s h are inf at onl --a s pace f h l ow o e orm ion ine orcol l aborat ion, conv rs at e ion, and int ract e ion--one t atis h igh l dynam ic, h yfe xibl and adapt e [5];and w e l e l ing in s uch a s ocial ace . l e abl ov iv plA num be r ofh e al l t ibrarians and h e al prof s s ional h av h t h e s einv s t e d s ocial ofw are in v e igat s t arious are as ofh e al inf at [6-8], t h orm icsw it Canadian l h ibrarian De an Gius t concl ini uding t at" e b 2.0 m ay be h Wone oft e m os tinfue nt t ch nol s in t e h is t ofpubl h ing, as h l iale ogie h ory isol proprie t not d ary ions ofcont and ow ne rs h ip f l ay." [6] Th e rol alawAm e rican l ibrarian El abe t Connor s ugge s t t at" e dicalibrarians iz h s h M lw h o l unde rs t ack anding oft e W e b 2.0 e cos ys t m ris k m arginal at h e iz ionw it in pre s e ntus e r com m unit s , and m ay m is s opport ie s t w ork h ie unit ocol l aborat e l w it col ague s and cl nt l." [8]. iv y h l e ie e eTh e re f , w e w oul l e t cont ore d ik o inue our dis cus s ion aboutW e b 2.0 byfocus ing on s ocial e arch . Social e arch is f q ue nty publ e d as t e s s re l iciz hne xtbig t ing afe r Googl f im prov inf at re t v , h t e or ing orm ion rie alre lv e ance and aw are ne s s . Ch ris Sh e rm an once de f d s ocial e arch ine sas : “ col ct ofI e rne tw ayf a l ion e nt inding t s inf e d by h um an ool orm
  11. 11. judgm e nt Th atj . udgm e ntt e s pl in t e f ak ace h orm oft , cl -t rough ags ick hct it s e arch h is t iv y, ory, and ot e r act h ions ” [9 ]. Th e aut ors oft is art e h h icls e e s ocial e arch as w e b s e arch re f d by a us e rs ’ s ocial e , w h ich s ine circlm igh tbe t e ir w e b-m at s or col ague s . h e leH ow e v r, s ocial e arch is nota ne w ph e nom e non. Sit s t atre l d on e s e h ieus e rs rat e r t an com put r al h m s t m ap t e w e b appe are d in t e h h e gorit o h hm id-19 9 0’s . W h e n Yah oo (h tp:/w w w .yah oo.com ) s t e d itw as j ta t / art uscol ct ofs it s , h and-pick e d and organiz e d by h um ans . L l ion e e ibrarians I e rne tI x (h tp:/l nt nde t /ii.org/ is anot e r col ct ofw e bs it s s e lct d ) h l ion e e e eand e v uat d by inf at prof s s ional. H ow e v r, t e arriv of al e orm ion e s e h albroadband I e rne th as brough tan e xpl ion ofs it s t atre l on nt os e h yf k s onom ie s . Unl e t e t ol ik h axonom ie s us e d by our prof s s ion, ef k s onom ie s are l l s ys t m s (ot e rw is e k now n as t ol abe ing e h agging)ge ne rat d by t e us e rs and as s uch , h av no aut orit cont . A good e h e h y role xam pl is de l e .icio.us (h tp:/de l t / .icio.us ), t e s ocial h book m ark ing t oolw h e re us e rs t t e ir s e lct d w e bs it s f pe rs onal -us e and ag h e e e or res h aring. Al ing w e b us e rs t fag int re s t cont ntf t e w ide r low o l e ing e or hcom m unit is alo v ry ce nt t t e ne w s s it Digg (h tp:/digg.com / y s e ralo h e t / ),v o s it – YouTube (h tp:/w w w .yout .com / and m any ot e rs . ide e t / ube ) hSocial e arch aim s t s h if pow e r f s o t rom W e b publ h e rs , w h o cre at and is em ark e tt e cont nt t e v ryday I e rne tus e rs by e xam ining t e ir h e , o e nt hbook m ark s or giv t e m t s t e xpre s s t e ir opinions . ing h ool o hButw h y w oul itw ork ?W h y us e int rm e diarie s rat e r t an going t our d e h h of ourit s e arch e ngine s and us ing com m ands and Boolan lav e e ogic toge tre lv re s ul ?Sh oul w e us e s ocial e arch afe r t e re gul e ant ts d s t h ar" ocials e arch f s t prov us w it good e nough re s ul ? uns " ail o ide h tsW e ce rt y us e our s ocial t ork s t as k q ue s t ainl ne w o ions , ans w e r ot e r hpe opls inq uirie s , s e arch t e w e b and dis cov r int re s t t ings . e h e e ing hW h e n you ne e d a pl be r, you can f one in t e dire ct um ind h ory, butm os tofus do l e a re com m e ndat f ik ion rom s om e one w h o h as e m pl d t e oye hpl be r pe rs onal I itt e s am e w it w e b re s ul ? L t t e a l . um l s y. h h t s e ’s ak ookL t dis cus s a num be r ofs ocial e arch t s t atw e f part arl e s s ool h ind icul yus e f f t e day-t ulor h o-day pract ofh e al inf at prof s s ional ice t h orm ion e .Googl Cus t e om Se arch :W it Cus t Se arch Engine (h tp:/w w w .googl.com / h om t / e coop/ e ), csGoogl ofe rs a cus t iz e d s e arch pl f e f om atorm t atm ak e s ite as y f h oranyone t ofe r a h igh l adapt e s e arch e ngine w h ich is builon t e o f y iv t hfoundat ions ofa pre v ious t cal d Googl Co-O p. Unl e broad- rial l e e ikbas e d t raditional e arch e ngine s s uch as Googl or Yah oo w h ich s ere t v s l rie e arge num be rs ofdocum e nt us ing a W e b craw lr, “ e rt s e v icals e arch ” e ngine s s e nd t e ir s pide rs outt onl h igh l re f d dat h o y y ine abas e s(or w e bs it s ). Th us , t e inde xe s ofv rt e h e ical e arch e ngine s cont s ainonl inf at abouts pe cif t y orm ion ic opics .Us ing Googl’s Cus t Se arch Engine , anyone can cre at a s e tof e om e" ubs cribe d s it s " a s e rv t atlt pe opl ch oos e ot e r non-Googl s e , ice h e s e h ev rt e ical e arch e ngine s t s h ow att e t or in l u ofGoogl s e arch s o h op ie ere s ulpage s . M ore ov r, you can priorit e s it s , giv m ore w e igh tt t e iz e ing o
  12. 12. s om e t an t ot e rs . You can alo m anipul e t e l and f e l t e h o h s at h ook e of hs e arch box, t int grat itw it ot e r de s ign e lm e nt on your s it . Th e o e e h h e s et is f l col ool ul y laborat e , al ing t e cre at t s e nd inv at iv l ow h or o it ions t ope opl t co-buil a part ar s e arch appl ion. For e xam pl, our e o d icul icat eow n Ph ys ioSe arch (s e e h tp:/w e bl .e larning.ubc.ca/ ys io/or - t / ogs e phh tp:/t t /inyurl .com / yrx38h ) is done us ing Googl cus t s e arch . e omCons ul w it pract ting h icing ph ys iot e rapis t in Brit h Col bia, w e h s is umcre at d a t t ats e arch e s onl f h igh q ualy h e al inf at w it e oolh y or it t h orm ion ha ph ys iot e rapy f h ocus . W e ach ie v d t is by priorit ing re s ul f e h iz t rom sce rt s it s , l e M e dl Pl , PubM e d and Canadian H e al Ne t ork , ain e ik ine us t h wand by al ing us e rs t narrow dow n t e ir re s ul t part ar are as , l ow o h t o s iculf e xam pl, Canadian cont ntor cons um e r h e al le rat . To ge ta or e e t it ure hs e ns e ofh ow t e s e arch e ngine is us e d, Googl prov s good us age h e ides t is t , incl at ics uding t e m os tpopul q ue rie s e nt re d by s e arch e rs . h ar ede l .icio.us :Al ough t e prim ary us e ofde l th h .icio.us (h tp:/de l t / .icio.us ) is t os t and re t v book m ark s onl , s om e ofit f at s alo m ak e ita ore rie e ine s e ure ss ocial e arch e ngine . By al ing us e rs t cre at t s l ow o e ags t organiz e and ore m e m be r book m ark s , s e arch ing de l .icio.us produce s l s t atot e r ink h hpe opl w it s im il int re s t h av book m ark e d. Att e s am e t e , e h ar e s e h imtagging al s us e rs t l t addit l ow o ink o ional e y t rm s s av d by ot e r k e e hus e rs . For e xam pl, running a s e arch on “ it in C” yie l t e re l e d e V am ds h attags “ cance r,” “ e al ,” “ cie nce ,” “ e dicine ,” and “ ood.” h t s h m f[h tp:/t t /inyurl .com / j 3]. W it s ocial e arch ing, de l yw dk h s .icio.us al slows e arch e rs t acce s s are as oft e de e p w e b w h ich m ay notbe e as il o h yre ach abl w it a t e h radit ional e arch e ngine s uch as Googl, incl s e udingw e bcas t , podcas t , ne w s pape r and m agaz ine art e s , and gre y s s iclle rat . M ore ov r, you can add t your part ar are a ofint re s tby it ure e o icul eadding your ow n l s t t e com m unit w h ich in e s s e nce , m ak e s it ink o h y,“ ocial Att e s am e t e , de l s .” h im .icio.us re t ains a f at oft e ure radit ionals e arch e ngine s , nam e l t e re lv y h e ancy rank ing ofs e arch re s ul . Th e tsm ore pe opl w h o h av ch os e n t re m e m be r a l , t e h igh e r t e l e e o ink h h inkw il“ e ” t t e t oft e re s ul page . lris o h op h tsYouTube :Al ough YouTube (h tp:/w w w .yout .com / is a popul f e v o t h t / ube ) ar re ides h aring w e bs it w h ich lt us e rs upl e e s oad, v w , and s h are v o cl , it ie ide ipscan alo s e rv as a s ocial e arch e ngine . Be caus e YouTube ofe rs a s e s ftagging f at , itt produce s re s ul f e ure oo t rom a com m unit ofpe opl s y eus ing s im il k e yw ords . For e xam pl, a YouTube w e bcas tofan ar eart ros copic rot or cuf re pair proce dure h os t d by t e U.S.-bas e d h at f e hAurora BayCare M e dical nt r [h tp:/t Ce e t /inyurl .com / 2cbm 63 ] ge t ts agst atincl “ h oul r s urge ry,” “ at h ude s de rot or-cuf,” “ h ros copic,” “ f art aurora,”“ port -m e dicine ,” “ e dicine ,” “iv -s urge ry,” “ m e dicine ,” “ port ,” and s s m le e s s“ e bcas t Since us e rs can rat t e v os bas e d on t e ir ow n w .” e h ide has s e s s m e nt , s e arch re s ul f s t rom YouTube are in f de t rm ine d by s act eit com m unit ofus e rs , t us producing a re als ociale lm e ntt onl s y h " " e o ines e arch ing.
  13. 13. Fl r: ickFl r (h tp:/w w w .fick r.com ) is a w ide l us e d im age s h aring t t at ick t / l y oolhm anage s digit ph ot . Sim il t ot e r s ocial e arch t s , Fl r al os ar o h s ool ickal s us e rs t t im age s w it m any s pe cif nouns , v rbs , and low o ag h ic eadj ct e s t atde s cribe t e pict or are m e aningf t t e m . Fl r e iv h h ure ulo h ickh os t us e rs ’ ph ot on it ow n s e rv rs s o t att e y are re t v e f s os s e h h rie abl romanyw h e re ov r t e W e b. Fl r h as an al h m notunl e Googl’s e h ick gorit ik ePage Rank t atus e s “ e re s t h int ingne s s ” bas e d on a f ul oft e orm a hnum be r ofv w s and t e num be r ofpe opl w h o h av “ av e d” an ie h e e f oritim age . Al ough itis m e as ure oft e popul y ofa ph ot t h h arit ograph onFl r, int re s t ick e ingne s s ch ange s ov r t e ;t e im odays t ph ot m ay w e l op o lnotbe rank e d s o h igh in t e f ure . I is t e com m unit ofus e rs w h o h ut t h yde t rm ine s re lv e e ancy.Concl ion usI s um m ary, t e t s pre s e nt d in t is pape r l prom is ing and coul n h ool e h ook dpot nt l f int m any h e al care appl ions and s ce narios . Ev n e ial it o y t h icat es o, care f t ink ing, t s t and e v uat are s t l e de d in orde r t ulh e ing al ion ilne oe s t is h be s tpract m ode l f lv raging t e s e e m e rging abl ice s or e e ht ch nol s t boos tour t ach ing and larning product it and t e ogie o e e iv y, of t rs t os e ronge r com m unit s ofpract in h e al l ie ice t ibrarians h ip. I our h nopinion, w e dontbe l v t ats ocial e arch w ilt e of ov rnigh t ie e h s lak f e ;h ow e v r, as t e t ch nol s de v l – w e s h oul be re ady t us e e h e ogie e op d oand t ach t e m . e hRe f re nce s : e1. Bars k y E. I roducing W e b 2.0: RSS t nds f h e al l nt re or t ibrarians . J Can h H e al L As s oc 2006: W int r; t ibr h e 27(1):7-8.2. Bars k y E. I roducing W e b 2.0: w e bl and podcas t f h e al nt ogs ing or th librarians . J Can H e al L As s oc 2006: Spring; t ibr h 27(2):33-34.3. Bars k y E., Purdon M . I roducing W e b 2.0: s ocial t ork ing and s ocial nt ne w book m ark ing f h e al l or t ibrarians . J Can H e al L As s oc 2006: h t ibr h Sum m e r; 27(3):65-67.4. Ch o A. An int roduct t m as h ups f h e al l ion o or t ibrarians . J Can H e al L h t ibr h As s oc 2007: W int r; e 28(1):19 -22.5. Coom bs K A. Buil ding a L ibrary W e b Sit on t e Pil ofW e b 2.0. e h l ars Com put rs in L e ibrarie s 2007 01; 27:16-19 .6. Gius t D. H ow W e b 2.0 is ch anging m e dicine . BM J 2006 De c ini 23; 333(7582):1283-1284.7. K am e l Boul M N, W h e e lr S. Th e e m e rging W e b 2.0 s ocial ofw are : an os e s t e nabl s uit ofs ociabl t ch nol s in h e al and h e al care ing e e e ogie th th e ducat ion. H e al I orm at & L t nf h ion ibrarie s Journal 2007 03; 24(1):2-23.8. Connor E. M e dical ibrarian 2.0. M e d.Re f rv 2007: Spring; L .Se .Q. 26(1):1-15.9 . Sh e rm an C. W h at t e Big De al it Social arch ?Augus t15, 2006; s h W h Se Av abl at ail e : h tp:/s e arch e ngine w at .com / h ow Page .h t lpage =3623153. t / ch s m ? Acce s s e d M arch 16, 2007.
  14. 14. H LABC 2007 CO NTINUING E DUCATIO N D AYJune 8t @ Col ge ofPh ys icians and Surge ons ofBC h leK ris t Clm e ntk clm e nt bccance r.bc.ca a e e @BC Cance r Age ncy (BCCA), K e l na. owW h atgre atne w s ! H L ABCs cont inuing e ducat w ork s h ops w e re ion“ re e ” in 2007, cos t cov re d by a CH L grantt t e Conf re nce h os t f s e A o h ech apt r in 2006. O fcours e , I s igne d up f e v ryt ing. e or e hI s t e d t e day as a s k e pt Th e BCCA l art h ic. ibrary is s m al nota h ub of l ,pol and de cis ion-m ak ing. W h il I do notl e m ark e t icy e ik ing, f undrais ingor s e ll I do l e pre s e nt ions . No-one ne e d e ncourage m e t t k ing, ik at o all and l oud ong. H ow e v r, I cam e aw ay h appy and s urpris e d, w it e hs pe cif not s on proj ct , ide as and pl t im plm e nt W h at ic e e s ans o e .ins pire d m e t e m os tm igh tnoth av grabbe d you, buth e re are m y h eh igh l t . igh s9 :00 am – 10:30 am Prom ot ing Your L ibrary W ork s h op, pre s e nt d eby L s lBol , ofBol Com m unicat e i dt dt ions -- a publ re l ions , ic atcom m unications and m ark e t f . ing irmTh e conce ptofcons is t ntbranding capt d m y ate nt e ure t ion. Th e L ibrarys h oul h av a core m e s s age and ide nt y w h ich fow s t rough als igns , d e it l h lh andout , and v ibl act it s t atw e do. I re s ole d t crit ue our s is e iv ie h v o iqprintand w e b-bas e d m at rial t al our ide nt y m ore t ty w it t e e s o ign it igh l h hm ain branch l ibrary and m ak e ite as ie r f our pat or rons t ide nt y w it o if hus . I alo re al e d t atI h av be e n " as t s iz h e w ing" s om e prim e re al s t e in e atmyl ibrary: a l arge bul t board. I h as be e n us e d f pos t l in e t or ingne w s pape r clippings and curre nte v nt announce m e nt , butt e s e are e s s hal ady av abl t Cance r Age ncy s t fin ot e r part oft e buil re ail e o af h s h ding.I re s ole d t t t ats pace int a " e ls t v o urn h o s f udy" rot ing v ual w h ich at is -aidw oul prom ot t e cours e s I t ach and alo re m ind us e rs ofav abl d e h e s ail ere s ource s . A coupl oft ough t I h ad w e re t t itint a s t p-by-s t p e h s o urn o e edis pl on h ow t us e Re f ork s , and pe rh aps t e f l ing m ont , on ay o W h ol ow hh ow t f f le xtart e s in our dat o ind ul -t icl abas e s . L t go back t e ’s oe lm e nt s ch ooland us e t os e bul t boards as larning aids ! I e ary , h l in e ealo h ad t e ide a t buy and ins t l pul s h o ala l-dow n s cre e n in frontoft ehbul t board, t us e f proj ct lct not s or de m ons t ions l in e o or e ing e ure e ratins ide t e l h ibrary.10:45 am t 12:15 pm o Fundrais ing 101 f Your L or ibrary,pre s e nt d by L anne De nis , M anage r ofRe v nue De v l e ntw it e e e e opm ht e Canadian Cance r Socie t BC and Yuk on Div ion, f e rlh y, is orm yAdv ance m e ntO fice r f Sim on Fras e r Univ rs it L f or e y ibrary.I h at t as k f m one y or ch arge pe opl f s e rv s . I any cas e , I e o or e or ice nw ork in a branch l ibrary and t tt e m ain branch t h andl t e rus h o e hfinancial cons ide rations . Th is w ork s h op prom pt d m e t re al e t at e o iz ht e re are m any dife re ntt s ofdonat h f ype ions , notj tf us inancialand t at , hI ne e d t e ncourage and nouris h a re l ions h ip w it our donors in a o at hproact e m anne r. Re ce nty, one ofour k e y donors ofpe rs onalournal iv l j
  15. 15. is s ue s w it dre w a s ubs t ial ountofh is donat h ant am ions . Anot e r donor hre t d--t ing w it h im h is rare j ire ak h ournal ubs cript s ion. Do m y journaldonors f e le unde rappre ciat d?Are t e re ne w cl e h inical t fm e m be rs s afw it f s h j h re ournal ubs cript s ions w e coul w oo and e nt t cont d ice o ribut ? eI s t e d t t ink ofcool e rt ing l s I m igh tus e t prom ot art o h adv is ine o econt ributions t t e L o h ibrary, and h ow t e ducat t e s t fon t e v ue o e h af h aloft e ir part h icipat ion.L anne de s cribe d h ow t e ducat our donors aboutw h atis us e f , and e o e ult ats t h ruck a ch ord w it m e . O ur re ce pt h ion, adm in, Foundat s t f ion afm e m be rs , and v unt e rs t coul be m ore aw are ofw h att s of ol e oo, d ypem at rial w e f v uabl, and w h ich donat e s ind al e ions s h oul be ge nty d lre dire ct d. Do w e m ak e ite as y f pe opl t k now w h att giv us ?I e or e o o ealo de cide d t com m unicat in a m ore e fe ct e m anne r w it our ow n s o e f iv hin-h ous e Foundat abouts m alye tt ion l angibl ne e ds oft e s t fw h ich e h afcoul fow t rough t e L d l h h ibrary, f cont or inuing e ducat ne e ds , ione q uipm e nt s h e ling, and ot e r it m s w h ich coul prov ins pirat , v h e d ide ionf donors w h o w is h t h av a m e aningf proj ct I is al ays good t or o e ul e . t w of t r a h e al y re l ions h ip w it t e Foundat os e t h at h h ion. Re s ource s fowlt rough t e m . h h1:15 pm t 4:15 pm Pre s e nt ion Sk il W ork s h op pre s e nt d by o at ls e M aure e n H annah , w h o s pe cial e s in de s igning and f it ing iz acilatpre s e nt ion s k il , confictre s ol ion, m anage riale ade rs h ip and at ls l ut lcoach ing s k il cours e s . lsAfe r t is w ork s h op, I am ce rt t atm os tm e dicalibrarians are good t h ain h lpre s e nt rs and t ach e rs . M os tofus are com f abl w it w h atw e e e ort e hne e d t s ay in f o rontofa group and w e are e v n good atim prov at e is ion.Th e m os tv uabl partoft is w ork s h op f m e w as t e t ach ing t s . al e h or h e oolTh e dynam ic group w ork t ch niq ue s gotpart e icipant ov r t e bum p of s e ht e ir f ts pe e ch , and q uick l m ade t e m m ore com f abl w it giv h irs y h ort e h ingpre s e nt ions . Sh e us e d v ry s pe cif incre m e nt goal and concre t at e ic, al s ee v uat point t h e l us t notonl re ce iv f e dback , butalo t al ion s o p o y e e s ogiv cons t iv anal e s t e ach ot e r. Th e w ork s h op w e ntal e ruct e ys o h ongw e lw it w h atw e h av larne d about" l h e e adule ducat t ion" m e t ods . O ne hm ore t in t e k it ool h .I w as am az e d t ats o m any pract h ical appl ions w e re pack e d int one icat os h ortday ofw ork s h ops . I cam e aw ay notonl ins pire d (al , I am ofe n y as tins pire d be yond m y re alif abilie s ) butalo w it a s pe cif l tof le it s h ic isobj ct e s t atI t ink I can accom pl h . e iv h h isUnf unat l a coupl ofw e e k s l e r m y l ort e y, e at ibrary clrk h ande d in h e r ere s ignat and m y w ork l w e ntt y-t y. M any ofm y obj ct e s ion oad ops urv e ivh av be e n on t e back burne r s ince t e s um m e r, de l d butnot e h h ayeforgote n. Since I h av re t t e urne d f rom m y aut n h ol um idays and I h av a ene w and e ne rge t l ic ibrary clrk I am now l ing ov r m y l tonce e ook e ism ore . Coul t e s e be m y Ne w Ye ars re s ol ions f 2008? d h ut or
  16. 16. W EB S URV : EYJO URNAL M ANAGEM ENTDaw n Bas s e t, M anage r Cont ntand I orm at Re s ource s t e nf ionVancouv r Aq uarium M arine Scie nce Ce nt e reDaw n.bas s e t@ v t anaq ua.orgI pre parat f t is is s ue oft e H L n ion or h h ABC Forum , w e t ough tt atit h hm igh tbe appropriat t s urv y H L e o e ABC m e m be rs on a f w oft e m any e his s ue s w e f ace w h e n w e m anage our j ournal lct col ions . W e cont e inuet h e ar t atpubl h e rs are on t e m ov t ards a “ o h is h e ow pape rls s ” w orl e d.H ow e v r, w h il m ore and m ore j e e ournal and m agaz ine s are h e ade d in st atdire ct h ion, w e alre cogniz e t atre gardls s oft e s iz e or s ubj ct l h e h efocus ofour part ar l icul ibrarie s ;w e s t l al it j ilde w h ournal in bot print s hand e lcte ronic f at . orm sI re ce nty j l oine d t e aq uarium and f h ound t atI ne e de d t de s ign a ne w h olibrary layoutf a v ry s m als pace w it a f y l or e l h airl arge col ct t at l ion h eh ad notbe e n w e e de d in ye ars . O ne ofm y ch ronic ch al nge s is t e l e hprintj ournal lct col ion. L e m any l e ik ibrary us e rs , m ine are s pl be t e e n it wt os e w h o pre f r t e conv nie nce of“ h e h e printon de m and” art e s iclav abl t rough onl s e rv s , t os e w h o pre f r t brow s e print ail e h ine ice h e ore s ource s and t os e w h o w antbot . Alt re e groups h av a v id h h lh e alconce rn aboutf ure acce s s t an e lct ut o e ronic productt atdoe s not hph ys ical s itin t e l ly h ibrary. M y m ain conce rn is t f a w ay t f o ind o ite v ryt ing int m y e xis t s pace and s t l abl e xpand t e col ct e h o ing ilbe e h l ion eov r t e w it outt e l s ofv uabl cont ntcol ct d by pre v e im h h os al e e l e e iouslibrarians .I t e pas tye ar, I h av f e d a l n h e orm ibrary com m ite e and ins t ut d a t it ecol ct m anage m e nts t e gy t h e l giv m e s om e guidance about l ion e rat o p ew h att k e e p and w h att ge trid of butduring conv rs at o o , e ions w it t e h hcom m ite e , I be gan t w onde r w h e t e r t e w ay in w h ich l t o h h ibrary us e rsacce s s j ournal h as ch ange d t e w ay t e y us e l s h h ibrary re f re nce es e rv s . For e xam pl, are t e re s ignif ice e h icantdife re nce s be t e e n book f wand j ournal orde ring, and do re f re nce l e ibrarians s pe nd m ore or ls s et e on acce s s m anage m e ntand e xpl ions on h ow t us e t e im anat o honl re s ource s com pare d t t e m ore f il printone s ? ine o h am iarI addit t pos ing t e s e ne w q ue s t n ion o h ions on h ow acce s s t e lct o e ronicjournal m ay h av ch ange d t e w ay in w h ich w e int ractw it l s e h e h ibraryus e rs , t e s urv y re v it s om e oft e q ue s t h e is s h ions from t e “ h JournalV ndor Surv y” publ h e d in v um e 26, is s ue 3 oft e H L e e is ol h ABC Forum . Al ough w e h ad a s m als am pl ofonl s e v nt e n re s ponde nt f t h l e y e e s ort is s urv y, s om e it m s ofint re s te m e rge d. h e e eW it incre as ing acce s s t onl m at rial, de m ands on in-pe rs on h o ine e slibrary s e rv s m ay h av ch ange d. ice e
  17. 17. 1.W h atnot abl pat be h av ice e ron iour ch ange s m ay be re l e d t t e at o hch anging m ix ofprintand e lct e ronic j ournal? sAl ough itappe ars t atin-pe rs on v it are on t e de cl , italo th h is s h ine ss e e m s t atre m ot “ is it ” v e m ailch atand t lph one are on t e h e v s ia , e e hups w ing as is int re s tin ins t ion re l e d t e lct e ruct at o e ronic f at . Th is orm sm ay notbe a s urpris e w h e n you cons ide r t at64% ofl h ibrarians w h ore s ponde d be l v t att e ir us e rs s t l f r printbe caus e t e y are ie e h h ilpre e h“uncom f abl w it t ch nol ort e h e ogy.”2.W h y do your us e rs cont inue t acce s s printj o ournal? s
  18. 18. O ne re s ponde ntcom m e nt d t atpubl us e rs and pat nt are not e h ic ie sgiv n acce s s t t e ne t ork . For t e s e pat e o h w h rons , printis pre f rre d as it eprov s t e ir onl acce s s t t e col ct ide h y o h l ion. W h il m y col ct is e e l ion em os ty us e d by aq uarium s t f I do h av t e occas ional l af, e h graduat es t ntcom e in by appoint e nt I is im port t k e e p in m ind t e s e ude m . t ant o ht s ofus e rs as s om e f ype unding coul be dire cty t d t publ us e of d l ie o icour col ct l ions . e Anot e r re s ponde ntcom m e nt d t atw h il us e rs e xpe ctm ore j h e h e ournal st be av abl f le xtonl , t e y alo s t l xpe ctl o ail e ul -t ine h s ile ibrarie s t h av o ecore printj ournal lct col ions . Th is m ay re fe ctour us e rs ’ ne e d t e l oe ns ure t e l h onge v y ofa part ar f ourit j it icul av e ournalt e ir pos s ibl , h edis com f w it t ch nol or t e f t atin s om e cas e s itis s t l ort h e ogy h act h ile as ie r t v w il t ions and graph s in t e printf at As w e be gin o ie l rat us h orm .t m ov t ard m ore onl cont nt itis im port t atw e h e l our o e ow ine e , ant h pus e rs w it t is t h h rans it by cont ion inuing t pus h publ h e rs t e ns ure o is ot ate lct h e ronic cont ntw ilbe av abl w e lint t e f ure . Final w e e l ail e l o h ut ly,m us tcont inue t prov e xce l ntt o ide l raining t h e l our us e rs be com e e o pm ore com f abl w it onl f at . ort e h ine orm s3.Do you t ink t e ris e ofope n-acce s s or f e onl j h h re ine ournal are h av s inga s ignif icantim pacton s ubs cript m anage m e nt ion ?Al ough ope n acce s s cont ntm igh tm e an m ore w ork f t ch nical t h e or es e rv s , itis a gre atopport y f l ice unit or ibrarie s w it s m albudge t . I is h l s talo e ncouraging t s e e t atonl cont ntprov rs s uch as BioO ne s o h ine e ideare l ing t ope n acce s s cont ntf ink o e rom t e ir ow n port s . h al
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